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retaliation. the police chief says he's not doing this to apiece the suspected killer. a live report in just a moment. also we have the latest in the aftermath of the blizzard in the northeast. 10 people in four stated are reported debt in connection with the storm. more than 350,000 people in the northeast remain without power. most of those folks are in massachusetts. >> air travel is starting to pick up again. more than 450 flights canceled so far today but that's not nearly as bad as the 2300 that never got off the ground saturday. live to one of the nation's busiest airports. and we'll check in with al roker in boston in just a moment. plus, you may have heard stars are being ordered 20 cover up at tonight's grammys. they don't want to see the skin. they love to show their individual ality, bust out the fancy dress that may not involve amount of material. we will get predictions whether
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they will heed those. >> in new york and boston they will cover up. >> because of the cold? yes, that would have an impact. and under fire for slamming actress melissa mccarthy about her weight. did he go too far? some of the new breeds you'll see at westminster dog show. let's begin with new developments in the search for christopher dorner. john, good morning. good morning, lester. while the trail of suspected murderer christopher dorner has gone called, the head of the lapd is taking issue on what seems to be at the center of dorner's anger. >> we value fairness. >> in an interview with a kcbs news anchor charlie beck said he would reopen the case that led to christopher dorner's dismissal in 2008, a key
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grievance in his 11,000 word manifesto. >> i will make a rigorous inspection to either validate or refute his claims. we'll make that inspection public. >> he said he wasn't trying to apiece dorner. last week he was asked about the demand that the lapd clear his name. >> it is not going to happen. >> nbc news obtained surveillance from a law enforcement source. the morning after his first alleged killings and appears to show him moving an ammunition magazine, lapd uniform shirt, helmet. an auto parts store found hem and took them to the police station across the top. >> the magazine and the belt was hidden under boxes. >> one of the first victims was honored before cal state fullerton's women's basketball
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game. coach monica kwan. they joined the manhunt asking pilots and airports to look out for him because he may have had navy flight training. officials are determined to capture dorner before he can kill again. >> we're going to find him. make no mistake about that. but at this point we don't want to let him know what we know. >> while the search for dorner continues, more than 50 families of people named in that manifesto remain under police protection. lester? >> john yang, thanks. now here's erica. >> lester, thank you. turning to the aftermath of the huge blizzard here in the northeast the cleanup and the travel nightmare. we begin with al roker in hard hit boston. good morning. >> well, erica, good morning to you. i think that it finally calmed down. winds have died down.
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it's really a winter wonderland. the cleanup goes on. while this storm system didn't reach all the hype that it might have as far as snowfall right here in boston. it still did dump 21.8 inches of snow, good enough for number five on the record books. this is going to be one that people will be talking about for years. >> it's day two without power for hundreds of thousands across the northeast. >> we're working pretty hard. we're working 16-hour shifts. in this weather, that's tough. >> with temperatures in the single digits overnight repairs can't come fast enough. >> i would like for it to happen now. i understand it's going to take some time. >> for others, it's all about digging, digging, and more digging. the northeast still buried under three feet of snow in this spots. >> it's horrible, absolutely horrible. >> truthfully i have not seen
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this much snowfall? years. >> it fell so intense, connecticut police say they were receiving 1600 calls per hour. storm surges causing flooding in massachusetts. among the deaths, an 11-year-old boy in boston succumbed to carbon monoxide while his father put him in a car to stay warm. >> so far it's been great. we have power. plenty of nachos and pizza. >> a flurry of pet pictures and videos about size, severity and absurdity of it all. and, lester, we've got another winter storm coming in here in the next 24 hours. this time it's going to bring an icy mix of rain, freezing rain and sleet which is going to cause some problems. there's already a lot of heavy snow on roofs throughout the region.
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added to that, more moisture could mean for disasters of roof collapse and big problems. >> bill karins with the complete forecast. more on the next storm in line. this storm could have a big impact on your travel plans. michelle franzen is at laguardia airport here in new york. good morning. >> good morning, lester. it looks like for the first time since this storm hit air travel is getting back to normal at laguardia ask several other airports shut down during this storm. only a couple of camations on it of laguardia this morning. that's good news for travelers. it's been a tough wait and tough ride for travelers frozen in time. the monster storm literally stopped vehicles in their tracks. >> on the 495, all over the place. >> along the long island expressway and ramps, a trail of scattered vehicles. some remain stuck and abandoned in drifts.
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>> how do i get out of this mess? >> dozens of drivers had to be rescued after spending part or all night in bone-chilling temperatures. in connecticut and rhode island, roads are finally open this morning after crews plowed the 30 plus inches of snowfall. >> we had no snow for multiple years. everybody forgot how to drive in it. >> public transportation put on hold until tomorrow in boston. >> ideally, we'll be ready by monday morning commute. >> in hartford, crews cleared snow from the tracks. amtrak has limited service between new york and boston. meanwhile, it could take days before air travel gets back to normal. airlines in the northeast canceled 5,000 flights this past week. the bulk, over 3200 canceled on friday. and another 2,000 canceled on saturday. connecticut's bradley airport remains closed.
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boston's logan reopened last night. at new york's laguardia, flights slowly resumed on saturday. strapped passengers waited it out as airlines tried to make up for a backlog of grounded flights. >> if we get stuck we're going to go to a hotel and spend the night in new york and go have fun i guess. >> late word that bradley international airport in connecticut is open. that's good news. travel was a little bit slower. they still have to make up those flights. but they're hoping they will get back to normal by tomorrow. >> sounds like they've been making good progress. michelle franzen, thanks. a couple of the top stories from jenna wolf. >> hi, everyone. police in new orleans are searching for three people in connection with a shooting in the middle of a packed bourbon street. police posted this video showing the chaotic moments before and
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after the shooting that injured four people on saturday night as police cleared the scene, thousands of partiers continued their marredy gray festivities. if you consider someone throwing shoes at you not a warm welcome. he laughed at the first. you try to catch the second shoe. the man who threw the shoe said he was sending messages from saddam hussein and the iraqi people. george bush had shoes also thrown at him back in 2008. boeing is hoping to get its dreamliner fleet back in service as soon as possible. it's checking into all plane's batteries after several reported problems. the test flight was in the air on saturday. get this, the flight lasted a few hours and the crew described it as uneventful.
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the search for life on mars continues with a big step forward for nasa. these pictures sent back after the curiosity rover drove through the rock on the red planet. chris brown says he was trying to get away from the paparazzi when he crashed his car. brown told police he was being chased on saturday when he ran his porsche into a wall. good thing nothing controversial ever happens to chris brown. people ring in the year of the snake. lester holt can't belive it. china is helping to usher in the lunar new year. lester did not celebrate. people flooded the streets for the different festivals and all the wonderful food. finally, in college basketball, overtime is fun. double o.t. is exciting. triple o.t. is pretty amazing.
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quadruple is unheard of. five times and you probably think i'm kidding. five overtimes. scored tied at 60 sending it into the six o.t. a couple of bathroom breaks later, notre dame win eus it. 104-101. >> back in 1981. cincinnati and bradley took it to seven overtimes. >> not bad. >> five overtimes when they had seven. >> they're saying they're tied after five. >> jenna, thanks. bill karins is killing in this morning. he has a look at the weather forecast. al hinted we have more. >> another storm coming in the midwest. 8 to 12 inches are coming. sounds like a flurry compared to what we just got done with.
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aberdeen, sioux falls, north platte. we had tornado warnings in the last couple hours outside dallas. we haven't had any reports of any damage. little rock, wet weather too. 6 to 12 good morning. cold start to your sunday. look at these low 30s in the north bay, east bay, even down towards morgan hill. we'veot clear skies, and kind of a northerly wind component to our weather today, which is helping to keep the clear skies, but also giving us chilly mornings. nice temperature recovery today, low 60s. as we pass the middle part of the week, daytime highs climbing up to 60s, near 70. >> we'll talk more about the threats heading for new england later this week. erica? first lady michelle obama is back at the white house after traveling to chicago on saturday
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to attend the funeral of pendleton, the 15-year-old shot and killed a week after performing in the inauguration parade that. visit comes as the debate over gun control heats up in washington. moderator of "meet the press". david, good morning. >> good morning. gun control really stayed at the forefront here of the president in minnesota of course early kwrr this week, pushing for congress to act. there was some talk about the first lady attending that funeral yesterday. where does congress stand at this point in terms of getting something done when it comes to gun control? >> the sweet spot right now, erica, is universal backgrounds checks. you have a bipartisan group getting traction on this. special interests are against it. this is still a much more potential area of success than trying to deal with an assault weapons ban or magazine ban. that's how democrats are looking at it. as i talk to democratic leaders on the hill, there's recognition that a lot of their more
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conservative members in red states, it's going to be a tough vote to vote on an assault weapons ban this year. so that may be really influencing why there is such an influence on background check. >> we have a state of the union on tuesday. what are we going to hear from the president? >> i think a lot about the economy. the key part of his legacy is to make the economy work better for more americans. those out of work or still struggling we don't have robust economic growth. part of it is uncertainty that surround new regulations and laws and health care. so the president needs to focus on this. it's what he will do in the state of the union. he is giving it at a time when he is at the peak of his political power. i think this is an opportunity for him but a limited window. so it will be interesting to hear how vast that agenda is as he speaks to lawmakers on tuesday. >> david, thank you.
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we'll be checking in in just a little bit for a preview of what you have coming up on "meet the press". we have a couple of quick programming notes for you. leading up to the state of the union address. a week long look at gun violence and gun legislation. it is called flashpoint guns in america. it begins tonight on "nbc nightly news" with lester. you can watch tuesday night at 9:00 eastern, 6:00 p.m. on nbc. up next, will the stars really cover up for the grammys like they're being asked to do? that's right after this. ♪ she's not famous. ♪ she's never been on a red carpet. ♪ but she's the star of my life. [ female announcer ] kay jewelers presents a new collection
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head-scratching show. this year, the 55th annual grammys bring a whole new element of unpredictable. with no adele, beyonce, justin or rihanna set to sweep the awards, 2013 is the year of introductions. >> there are no stand-ups this year. it is pretty much anyone's game which should make it really exciting. >> reporter: good news for rising acts like frank ocean, the alabama shake, ed shirin, an the lumineers. all nominated for a top honor. unlike the uncertainty surrounding who will take home a golden grah golden grammophone, from red carpet performances, tonight's biggest show stoppers will be talked about for years to come.
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>> what makes the grammy different from any other award shows, you have rock stars and rappers. they are not expected to play by any of the rules. >> reporter: according to a memo, folks at cbs would like music makers an shakers covered up. be sure that buttocks and female breasts are adequately covered. avoid bare, fleshy undercurves and throng type costumes are problematic. >> with such restrictions one has to wonder, what will the grammy's become? will this or could this be the tamest grammys ever? >> the whole point is that people come in provocative outfits. it is not the oscars or the golden globes. it is the grammys, sex, drugs, rourk and roll and crazy clothing. >> the question remains, where would jennifer lopez been had she not donned that plunging
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good morning, everyone. the time is 6:26 this sunday morning. taking a live peek outside just before the sun comes up. i'm garvin thomas, alongside rob mayeda. it is chilly out there.
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>> we're in the 30s out there. the air is really quite dry, so you may not find the frost outside, but it is plenty cold. sunny skies heading into the afternoon. temperatures by lunchtime, recovering pretty well, in the upper 50s for most of our inland valleys. by noon today, topping out in low 60s for the north bay. also close to 60 in san jose. the trend not changing too much, except late tonight, tomorrow morning, winds picking up in the hills. for the second half of the week, upper 60s, near 70. >> i didn't see any rain in that seven-day. >> it's very dry. new this morning, san francisco police are searching for a gunman after a deadly shooting overnight just after 2:00 this morning. police say when officers arrived, they found a man suffering a gunshot wound. he died at the scene. as of now, there is no motive known for the killing.
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police are trying to figure out what caused a deadly crash between a bicyclist and cement truck across from the at&t park. the woman's bike became entangled underneath the truck. they were going the same direction on king street when they collided. how it happened -- it happened just as thousands of people were gathering across the street at the ballpark for giants fanfest yesterday afternoon. a police officer who was there for fanfest responded immediately, giving the victim cpr. >> the driver realized something happened. he is cooperating with police. it isn't known if alcohol or drugs is playing a factor at this point. it is under investigation. and he is cooperating with police. >> the woman later died at the hospital. police say she is a san francisco resident in her mid-40s. this morning, an alert neighbor is being credited with helping to save the lives of a family whose house went up in flames in san pablo. they said a grill left
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unattended near the garage caught fire. the flames quickly spread to the house. a neighbor took this video with his iphone. the neighbor was the one who first smelled the smoke coming from the garage and warned the homeowner. >> i started knocking on the door right away on the neighbor's, saying hello, hello. finally somebody came out. i said, your house is on fire. he said, oh, my god. he started coming out. he get the hose and start throwing water. >> the homeowner tried to fight back the flames with a garden hose as he waited for firefighters to arrive. no one was hurt. and fire officials estimate the damage to be about $90,000. coming up at 7:00 on "today in the bay," a new lead, surveillance video shows what police believe is a former lapd officer in action the day after starting his deadly rampage. we'll have the latest on the investigation and the search for christopher dorner coming up at 7:00. fers
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we are back on a sunday morning, february 10th, 2013. we thank the people that have come to share part of their sunday morning. lester holt alongside erica hill, jenna wolfe.
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still to come, we are going to talk about some criticism for actress, melissa mccarthy. it comes from a critic. in the movie, the critic focuses on her weight. is it unfair? we're going to get into that coming up you have seen these commercials where people are blindfolded and put them into an absolutely does gusting stinky situation. it turns out there is some real science to not only those ads but our sense of smell and how things like your sight can actually affect it. we're going to dig in deep to that one this morning. real deep. >> plus, i'm going to make you guys do that. >> that's what i was waiting for. >> then, it is that time of year. we are almost at the westminster dog show. we are going to introduce you to a couple of the most adorable breeds who will be competing this year. look how cute. they know they are on tv and they are strutting their stuff. >> if the cold air has you dreaming of a warm air, we will
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introduce you to some travel apps to get you out of this cold. still, a little chilly. a final check from bill karins. >> we still have concerns in new england. we have another storm coming. this time, it looks like we are going to mostly be dealing with rain. maybe the front end, a little bit monday morning, snow and ice. then, primarily rain. that's going to cause some issues out there. let me take you through and show you what we are going to deal with out there. this is how much snow is sitting on the ground, cars, roofs, buildings. today is the day when the sun is out an the winds are down to get rid of the snow. when the rain quoms comes in, t additional halfnch or 3/4 will be on top of it. there is the big storm. in the middle of the country. blizzard conditions for the dakotas. watch out. we still have a tornado watch for east texas all the way down through portions of louisiana. we will watch the mardi gras
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. we have a pretty view from san francisco looking off to the east. it's also pretty chilly around the bay area right now. you can see the temperatures, 42, san francisco. 36 in san jose. 33 in morgan hill. temperatures for the afternoon recovering pretty nicely, upper 50s to low 60s outside. if you like today, you'll probably like the next three days. the winds will kick up a little bit toward the afternoon in the hill tops, into tomorrow morning, and then we warm up for the second half of the week. you be the judge at home. it is both of your ten-year-old birthdays today. do you guys think they are twins or best friends? answer. >> best friends. >> you could have gone for twins too. i this i the moms are going to give it away. if you want your hour by hour forecast detailed, get that at weather.com. lester? >> thanks very much.
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now to a controversy about a movie critics comments on melissa mccarthy and what society says about overweight people. >> reporter: melissa mccarthy, an emmy-award-winning actress for the sitcom mike and molly and an award nominee for the 2011 movie "bridesmaids." the co her talents are on display in the movie "identity thief" having a strong opening. when the veteran critic rex read panned the movie, he zeroed in on her physical appearance, called her tractor size, female hippo and missed her career as a stud any in being obese. >> it is completely below the belt. her weight has nothing to do with the quality of the film and rex reed should be a shamed of this review. >> he said the movie is dreadful
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but the weight issue is the sole reason it exists. they criticize her. melissa mccarthy has some of the best timing around and all you can think about is the body type. we both know if she was a man, you wouldn't think of calling her fat. her representatives wouldn't comment. last year, she told good house keeping, sometimes i wish i were just magically a size 6 and i never had to give it a single thought. but i'm weirdly healthy. so i don't beat myself up about it. >> i didn't know this was going to be this long. >> reporter: reed's review came the same week that new jersey governor, chris christie went on "david letterman" to confront the issue of his weight head-on. >> i'm basically the healthiest fat guy you have ever seen. >> reporter: leading some to wonder if weight is one of the last socially acceptable prejudices. >> i have put on a little bit of weight.
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>> it is still acceptable to make fun of overweight people in a way you wouldn't make efun ofa person of color or make fun of somebody because of their sexuality. >> reporter: people should be judged for more than the size of their waistline. for today, john yang, nbc news, hollywood what does your nose know? we'll next look at the science of scent. wow. ♪ what? ♪ mmm. it looks delicious! i didn't work out this morning. i should try it? yeah. actually pretty tasty. sausage, egg and cheese. mmm! this is from special k? no way! that changes things. [ female announcer ] new special k flatbread breakfast sandwiches. with multi-grain flatbread, eggs, sausage, and cheese. it's only 240 calories. if you guys can come back tomorrow, it'd be fantastic. [ female announcer ] a breakfast revelation. what will you gain when you lose? [ woman ] it's perfect. it even fits. that's because... i already had it sized.
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industry. we went to philadelphia to see about that. with the commercials and campaigns, the makers of febreze try to convince you their products can mask the most offensive orders leaving people misty phied. it turns out, there is serious science behind the ads and the obnoxious odors. dr. pamela dalton is a researcher at the minel chemical center. she studies the way we process smells. she asked us to show us how those spritzes and sprays can evoke so much. >> if somebody entered the room as they do in the commercial without the blindfold, they would be very bias about their expectations of what the room should smell like. >> without seeing the mess, it is almost impossible to smell it, which i found out firsthand. >> when you walked in, i smelled baby powder.
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>> it smells funny. >> no denying the importance of odor. >> fried fish, last night, dear. >> preferably of the pleasant variety. more than 75% of americans use air fresher. annually, all household cleaners contain some type of fragrance, adding up to a $3.5 billion industry that relies not only on your nose but also on your heart. >> when i think about pine sol, i think about my youth and all the good memories i had growing up. ♪ memories are made of this >> sometimes i think of my grandmother leaning out the window hang thing the clothes on the line. kind of a nice family memory. >> reporter: it is those feelings experts say that keep people coming back for more. >> part of the brain that processes odor information is very close to the part of the brain that processes emotions and memories. it is thought that that's why there is such a tight connection between an odor that we smell
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and the emotion that we experience. >> reporter: while we can recognize 10,000 different odors, we don't have specific language to describe them. peppermint, cinnamon. we rely on memory to put them into context. ♪ >> from fish soap to detergent, car to candles, this year, there will be hundreds of new home fragrance products promising to transport you to a happy place. >> what are some of the odors or scents right now that you are seeing more of on the market? >> things that remind you of a tropical island vacation, that actually take you to a different place mentally just by smelling it. >> sometimes that escape can happen with the most unlikely odor. >> it smells like mimi. my grandmother's. can i take this off. can i see i'm right?
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you made pot roast. >> pot roast probably won't make it into this year's home fragrance lineup. >> any time i smell this, i am at my grandparent's house in new hampshire. it is cold because it is wintertime but it is warm and fun insigh. >> it is a powerful reminder of how connected this is to your heart. >> one of the tests they had me do. i want you guys to be my guinea pigs for. cloth close your eyes and pinch your nose. >> are the two guys doing this? >> you are all doing it. put the jelly bean in your mouth and start chewing. start first. what do you taste? >> i don't taste anything. >> do you guys taste anything besides sugar. >> let the nose go, one, two, three. >> licorice. >> glue. >> i didn't give you licorice
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because you hate licorice. you have watermelon. >> you get this rush as soon as you unplug your nose. i didn't want you to see it, because then you will identify it with your eyes like we talked about in the piece. we only have so many taste buds. so you just taste the sugar in it. as soon as you let your nose go, you have two different pathways that the odor can come from that's in the jelly bean that you tried. you got that scent. it hit a part of your brain that reminds you, that's licorice and you have this taste. >> so what was it? >> you had watermelon. >> oh, so close. >> very cool stuff. >> we have a lot of jelly beans to eat. >> during our blizzard coverage, you might have noticed someone was missing, our own dylan dreyer. it turns out she was in a little bit of a car accident on the way to hartford to cover the storm. she is doing okay and joins us on the phone. dylan, good morning. we are glad you are resting up.
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>> good morning. first of all, i'm upset i'm missing out on jelly beans. >> we'll save you some. >> i was just heading to standard storm coverage, heading up to hartford. when we left new york, the roads were totally fine. it was starting to get a little slippery. all of the sudden, i started tweeting pictures, because the roads were awful. then, a typical weather-related accident, we spun around. we got hit. i smashed my head against the window. i've never had a concussion before. they are not fun. >> you are mentioning you were not driving. you were tweeting. someone else was driving. >> i was tweeting from the bad seat. the roads got bad real fast. it was just one of those situati situations. any head injury, you have to take precautions. i went to the e.r. and it was said to be a minor concussion. >> what was more painful missing out on the big storm from your area or getting hit in the head? >> it was brutal.
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i worked in boston and for the last year i was there, we didn't have a big storm. two years before that, we had storm after storm. it was one of those things, you are tweeting all the latest information and the computer models and you are making the forecast and when the big thing hits, i'm out of commission spending it in the e.r. looking at the computer made me dizzy. it was heartbreaking not to be a part of this storm. i hated that. >> i think oscar there in the park was happy you got to take him in the snow. >> we are glad you are doing better and we are looking forward to getting you back. >> thank you so much. it was a nice little treat to enjoy a snowstorm and walk around it. i'm taking it easy. >> snow angels always make you feel better. i can tell you that from personal experience. >> you were my inspiration for that. >> take care. get better. we are glad you are okay. >> thanks so much, guys. >> we're back after this. man: okay, no problem. it's easy to get started; i can help you with the paperwork. um...this green line
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this morning on "today's" travel, the websites and apps that are revolutionizing a trip. travel and leisure with some favorites. what are some of the first you have? >> it is called back bid. this is to find a great deal on a hotel. does this have low telhotels bin you? >> you nailed it. you talk about the day you want and the star and quality and the maximum you are willing to pay. what happens then, the partners of backbid, the hotel partners, send you their lowest rate. i just did this for a trip to chicago. within two hours of my placing my trip, i got nine results
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back. i said i wanted to spend a maximum of $150. i got a four star hotel downtown chicago for $84. i can choose whichever one i want. it is a great, great way to save money. >> $84 for a four-star hotel. the next one is called tingo. this is if you have made the reservation but you are thinking there is maybe a better deal. >> this is the problem that if you book a hotel you think, would i have gotten a better deal if i would have waited a few days. tingo does the worrying for you. after you make the reservations on them, they will search consistently every day and hour to see if you get the better rate. they will refund the difference to your credit card. >> you have to book it through tingo. >> yes. >> pintrips, of course, has
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become a huge thing. this is pintrips. how does this work? >> you go on pintrips and use that to search for your airfare on nine or ten different sites. once you find an airfare that you like, you pin it, you select it. it goes automatically into a folder you can refer to. if you have ever had to go back and try to find a great airfare you found yesterday, it is impossible to find it again. it will be right there automatically updates the airfare. >> seatguru, we all want a good seat by i which is not only more difficult but more expensive. >> airlines are selling the best seats in coach at a higher price, the ones in the exit rows or right up by the front. it is more important than ever to know where your seat is going to be choosing the best one. they will show you a seat map of your flight, your plane, that will tell you in green which are the best seats to choose enter. they will have yellow seats if there is something wrong.
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the fuselage curves back so you don't have quite as much elbow room or if you are in the last row, the seat doesn't recline. it shows you all of these. you can go back and choose the best seat. >> perfect. >> finally, flightaware. i know a number of people that swear by this. >> if you have got tonight airport and found that their flight got delay laed and you h to spend a couple hours waiting. even the e-mails from the airlines don't give you the most up to date information. you can download flightaware on to your mobile device, find out what time the flight left and it shows you exactly where is it is at any given time and tells you when that plane is reasonably x expekted to land. >> i love it. >> i love it too. we'll be right back. first, these messages. but there are some things i've never seen before.
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the 137th annual westminster dog show starts tomorrow here in new york city. sean mccarthy is the president of the westminster kennel club here with some competitors
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making their debut. good morning. great to have you here. >> great to be here. >> love when the dog show is in town. it is one of my favorites. you brought two dogs today who are new competitors. the breed competing for the first time. a russell terrier and a. >> tree walker coonhound. >> tell me why they are allowed to compete. >> dogs can compete once they are registered with the akc. this is the first year that both the coophou the coonhound and the terrier were recognized. >> there is a chance for each of their breeds. what are their chances in this year's show? >> i think we should ask candace and amanda. >> you both think their chances are pretty good. >> yes, i'm confident. >> what do they look for in a dog like this, sean? >> you know, each breed has a
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standard of excellence that describes the perfect dog in that breed. so a judge takes a look at the particular breed and sees how closely they conform to that, both in their looks, their head, their confirmation, how they move, and that's how they assess one dog. >> what's the dog's name? >> et cetera. >> and then this is -- let's walk over. you mentioned russell terrier. i had always heard jack russell terrier. same dog or no? >> they are very closely related. there are two recognized breeds that are very similar, the parsons jack russell, which is already recognized, the taller version and the russell terrier. the russell terrier originates from australia, and the parsons jack russell originates from england. >> that's one of the other ways that you distinguish between the two of them. >> what's the grooming like? how often and is there a standard for the hair on the front of the face?
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>> this is called stripping where we have to pull out the dead hairs and you roll the coat, which means if you do it weekly, you will get different hair links and keeps a good weather resistant coat, which is what the russell terrier is supposed to have. >> do you trim the eyebrows? >> this is natural. you shorten it on the head. you leave the long hair on the legs to protect them, because it is supposed to be a working breed, hunting through the brush. it is an earth working terrier. >> sean, thanks for bringing the dogs. thanks to our handlers as well. have fun. it is going to be a great week. >> we're excited. if people want to come during the day, it's at pier 92 and 94, 55th street and the west side highway. >> the 2013 westminster dog show starts monday at 8:00, on cnbc on tuesday. let's check in with david gregory. >> we hear from both sides, the
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majority leader, eric cantor and dick durbin. a big political week coming up on the debate over drones. it is all coming up this morning on "meet the press." >> david, thanks. that does it for us on this sunday morning. nice to have you with us. >> i'll see you back here tonight for "nbc nightly news." have a great day, everyone! good luck to our competitors.
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we can see by the cold blooded nature of these killings. >> the manhunt continues for the former lapd officer accused of going on a deadly rampage. we'll have the latest on the investigation, and the search for christopher dorner. a house goes up in flames.
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how a neighbor may have helped save the family's life. plus -- >> we're not asking anything out of the ordinary. just asking for justice. >> actor jamie foxx joins the family of trayvon martin demanding justice for the teen's death nearly one year ago. why foxx said martin's death hits close to home. >> announcer: from nbc bay area, this is "today in the bay." good morning, everyone. taking a live look out over san francisco bay. what a beautiful shot, the sun about to come up under the bay bridge. thanks for joining us. i'm garvin sanchez. kris sanchez has the morning off. rob mayeda is here with me. >> no clouds around the bay bridge. one of the reasons why it's chilly, in fact 29 degrees chilly right now in santa rosa, 34 in san jose, chilly in the silicon valley this morning, as you can see in the satellite view, a bi

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